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8 May

How to Build a Website Using WordPress in Ten Steps
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Setting up your own WordPress website can seem like a daunting task if you’ve never done anything like this before. Fortunately, one of the best things about using WordPress is that it’s so user-friendly and intuitive, just about anyone can do it! While the technical part of setting up a WordPress website isn’t really complicated, knowing what to put on your website and how to make it work for you can be a little bit more difficult. Here’s ten easy steps to getting started on WordPress. Simply follow these and you’ll be...

30 Jan

WordPress vs. Joomla vs. Drupal
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WordPress vs. Joomla vs. Drupal A choice of content management systems (or CMS) are included with every HostPapa web hosting account. Choosing the best content management system for your website – even deciding if you need one – is another decision you, as a web designer/developer, have to make. And one we’re happy to help out with! What is a content management system? A CMS is a web-based application that helps you create, edit, and store website content in a simple and easy-to-manage way. A CMS lets you can build and maintain your...

25 Oct

So You’ve Got a Website, Now What Do You Put On It?
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So you know that you need a website — good. Maybe you've even set up the site: bought the domain and hosting. But now that it's there, what do you do with it? You put up all main basic pages: About Us, Contact Us, Products/Services, FAQ. Now what? Does it stop there? Far from it. In fact, if it does stop there your site is not liable to attract interest. A site with little content is little of a site at all, and before you can start marketing and promoting your...

27 Aug

5 Things to Consider When Building a Website
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Not so long ago, designing and setting up a website was akin to performing surgery. It was tedious, technical, and solely the domain of experts. Ongoing website maintenance was practically a full-time job, fraught with frustration. There was no way every business or individual could manage a site. How times have changed! Websites are now a dime a dozen. Almost anyone can have a website for minimal investment. It’s exciting, but it also means competition is high! A successful website has seconds to catch the attention of visitors, deliver on promise,...